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loves tech. >> all right, thanks so much, mark. ty, over to you. >> thank you, sue. cnbc.com's john carnie joins us with an exclusive interview with nassim taleb. he likes to call himself the ghost of talos. do you not like to call yourself that? >> that was not me. someone else started that. >> well anyhow, you are no fan of davos. >> let's get to that in a minute. but first, the thesis of anti-fragile. which is not only that you need to be less vulnerable it risk randomness, hiccups in the world, but you need to position yourself, your portfolio, so that you take advantage of that. is that a fair -- is that a fair -- if i got one thing right today, is that fair? >> perfect. you cannot use randomness and disorder and volatility as fuel. you won't make it. >> so how do you do that in today's cop tecntext as an inve? >> first of all, you have -- from being exposed to down side. you need to have a large segment of your portfolio immune from market movement. whatever that is. not cash, inflation hedge cash. or 20%, or whatever you're willing to risk, high number of diversified extremel
mentioned john passed away -- >> my good buddy. >> he was a sharp guy. the past two weeks, year oe year-over-year wages dropped 2.3%, it's realtime guessed i'm gue guessing a with holding information mr. lissio used to use. is that sample too small to draw any conclusionings. >> it's an increase of 4%. we will see a huge increase in gdp and after tax income in the fourth quarter mainly december, at least 100, 120 billion of extra income from 2013 recognized in december to beat the higher tax brackets, capital gains increase. so, in other words, the economy now feels like 20% increase in take home pay has been given to the economy. it feels good. the problem with that, that income was going to be recognized this year, no longer here to be recognized. we're seeing a slowdown in income as we come forward. the best theater on tv to me wasn't to social inept types, but the fact that some of your -- the guests this morning, from companies were being like, do you see an increase in the economy? are things growing or things better? they're selling stock in aggregate, not buying stock anymore. t
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